Inside CoBe Capital

Team

Neal Cohen
Founder and Managing Director
Neal Cohen founded CoBe Capital in 1994 and has completed numerous acquisitions as a principal, encompassing a wide range of industries and geographical markets. He is involved in all aspects of the firm’s activities and his experience as an operator coupled with broad international transaction experience ensure an expedited decision...

Darren McKenzie Chaffee
Managing Director, Global Mergers and Acquisitions
Darren Chaffee, Managing Director of Global Mergers and Acquisitions at CoBe Capital, oversees the evaluation and execution of transactions, including valuation, due diligence and contract negotiation.  He oversees all transactions on a global basis and leads all North American transactions directly.  Prior to joining CoBe Capital, Mr. Chaffee was a Principal with...

Samuel Zurkinden
Investment Director
Samuel Zurkinden joined CoBe Capital in autumn 2012 as an Associate in the New York office. Currently based in Switzerland, he is responsible for financial analysis and due diligence on new acquisition opportunities. In addition, he works with CoBe Capital’s M&A and Operations executives on the development and implementation of...

Michael Schuh
General Counsel - Europe
As general counsel Michael Schuh provides legal support to CoBe Capital’s European activities. In this position, he serves as company secretary and provides transactional advise in the form of legal due diligence and contract negotiations. A lawyer by training Michael has been active in private practice in the US and...

Antonio Valentini
Senior Vice President, Europe
Antonio Valentini supports CoBe Capital's European activities from both an M&A and operations angle. He focuses on the evaluation of investment opportunities across Europe and he assists in the management and operations of CoBe Capital's European operating companies, providing strategic, operational and analytical insights. Prior to joining CoBe Capital, Mr. Valentini...

Björn Larsow
Business Development, Head of Banking Coverage
Björn Larsow leads our sourcing and deal origination efforts with both global and boutique investment banks.  With over 6 years of experience in private equity business development, Mr. Larsow is well versed in identifying global M&A investment opportunities while understanding the unique needs of sellers. Prior to joining CoBe Capital, Mr....

Eastin Rossell
Analyst
Eastin Rossell joined Cobe Capital in August 2016 as an Analyst. She works closely with both the Global Business Development and M&A teams. Ms. Rossell began her career at Delphin Investments, a Connecticut-based RIA, as a quantitative analyst tasked with running and implementing the firm’s investment models. She subsequently became an...

Patrik Arnold
Analyst
Patrik Arnold joined CoBe Capital in autumn 2019 as an Analyst. Based in Switzerland, Mr. Arnold predominantly conducts financial analysis and due diligence work on emerging acquisition opportunities for the M&A team and supports the implementation of transition and integration plans for existing portfolio companies. Before joining CoBe Capital, Mr. Arnold...

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